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Topic "Stroke" in Easy English - total 2 documents

Title: Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke
Summary: 60% of people who have had a stroke will develop a swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), while around 20% will have difficulty using speech. A further 30% of all people who have had a stroke will have difficulty articulating ideas or comprehending written or spoken language (aphasia).

Title: What is a speech pathologist?
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines speech pathologist's role to study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language and voice. The resource may be helpful for people who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely.

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This resource is available in Easy English. Easy English combines text and images to convey information simply and directly. It is specifically designed for people with reading difficulties.

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